• Graphic Designer

    Location US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/5/2018 10:31 AM)
    Job ID
    US Based Positions
  • Overview

    The Graphic Designer is responsible for the design of visual materials that enhance Jhpiego’s global brand. As a member of the Global Engagement & Communications Department (GECO), the Graphic Designer is a member of the Publications team and reports to the Sr. Manager.  In general, the graphic designer will collaborate with GECO team members, as well as other Jhpiego departments, to produce, re-purpose, and enhance online and print materials, including technical posters, training packages, reports, manuals, information sheets, proposals, presentations, illustrations, graphics, and high-priority materials for internal and external stakeholders. They will also work to maintain the graphic standards of Jhpiego, including font and color usage and logo guidelines and to coordinate the print production of collateral materials. There may be opportunity to work on photography and video projects as well.



    • Under direct supervision, provide illustrative/graphic services and carry out design assignments of a routine to moderately complex nature:
      • Design and format print materials (in English and other languages) using style sheets and templates and developing branding designs
      • Produce large text documents that include imported graphics, exhibits, tables, pull-out sheets, etc.
      • Retouch photographic images from verbal or written instructions
    •  Offer suggestions; develop, enhance, and/or modify graphic/artwork requiring some creativity. For more complicated design and/or larger projects, execute/implement the design concepts created by more experienced graphic design staff.
    • Utilize some creativity and independent thought in carrying out work assignments. Assignments and projects tend to be routine, simple, or moderately complex.
    • Utilize a variety of methods such as color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques.
    • Participate in the development of original designs or adaptations
    • Manage multiple projects of different types independently, with involvement from the Sr. Manager as needed
    • Independently solve problems encountered in the development, review, and production of Jhpiego materials
    • Work with editorial staff and other design/desktop publishing staff to develop appropriate formats/designs for content
    • Organize and catalogue graphics files
    • Develop templates for proposal covers and text, as needed


    Required Qualifications

    • BA in fine arts, graphic design, visual communication, or a related field
    • 3+ years of related experience in design and editing
    • Design portfolio that reflects experience in design, editing, and coordination of collateral materials and video
    • Some related experience in design, editing and coordination of collateral materials
    • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, WordPress, and MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Knowledge of basic communications principles in brand management and design
    • Highly adept and adaptive, with ability to learn and apply new skills quickly, particularly in the area of computer technologies, including use of editing software and scanners
    • Experience or interest in international development or health field preferred
    • Highly organized with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and work within a cross-functional deadline-driven environment
    • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
    • Sound judgement and independent decision making ability
    • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team
    • Ability to proactively organize and manage own work
    • Ability to use either MAC or PC platform



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